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Behavioral Health Programs - Medical Directors - Telehealth

Sponsored by:

Senator Waugh


In the House - Favorable Report by Health and Government Operations

Synopsis:Requiring that regulations adopted under certain provisions of law regulating behavioral health programs include provisions authorizing a behavioral health program located in a federally designated health professional shortage area to satisfy any regulatory requirement that the medical director be on-site through the medical director's use of telehealth.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Waugh, Astle, Benson, Feldman, Hershey, Jennings, Klausmeier, Mathias, Middleton, Oaks, and Reilly
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Finance  View Committee HearingHealth and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Mental and Behavioral Health
Rules and Regulations
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Health - General

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March 27, 2018 4:06 P.M.